Lauren is a senior social work student at Belmont University, and is working at Open Table Nashville for her fall social work internship program. Lauren has a heart for those experiencing homelessness, as well as advocacy and grassroots organizing. Lauren’s hopes for her time with Open Table include engaging her love for and curiosity surrounding diversity, all for the purpose of amplifying the voices of the marginalized and empowering lasting change. In her free time (when she has it), Lauren enjoys reading, watching Netflix, protesting, and playing with cats.
Abby is a second year graduate student at Vanderbilt University, pursuing dual degrees in Community Development and Action, and Theological…
Kate recently graduated with a degree in psychology from Oberlin College and is working with Open Table Nashville for a year before starting grad school for social work. She wants to be a therapist someday to help folks reclaim agency over and find peace in their bodies.
Judy Ives serves as a volunteer working with the chaplains. She visits with our friends that have found permanent housing providing spiritual support and friendship.